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Artisan: Fitter – SWAKOP URANIUM



To safely perform mechanical fitting tasks in accordance with set standards, procedures and specifications, to achieve optimum equipment availability and process efficiency objectives.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Perform skilled technical work within the parameters of the trade (i.e. fixed plant and/ or mining equipment / machinery) in accordance with set standards, procedures and specifications, in area of responsibility.
  • Strip, clean, inspect, calibrate, overhaul, service, test, assemble and reinstate all mechanical components such as valves, shafts, couplings, lubrication systems, winches, tapers, bearings, pins, sheaves and rollers.
  • Record the component serial number in the component change out ledger.
  • Fit and remove bearings, bushes, pins, shafts, valves, etc. by means of liquid nitrogen, dry ice, oil bath and bearing heaters to accomplish repair work.
  • Inform the Supervisor of all work performed in the section by reporting on work orders/requests, possible causes, estimated life span of components/ parts, spares used, time taken and recommendations to improve efficiency.
  • Schedule maintenance activities.
  • Provide advice and guidance on the effective repair and maintenance of equipment and machinery.
  • Perform basic welding tasks and gas cutting for maintenance.
  • Perform ongoing fault-finding/run inspections on all equipment / structures and machinery in area of responsibility.
  • Investigate, maintain, adjust, repair faults and overhaul equipment and machinery on site, in order to maximize the availability of equipment and machinery, and ensure that the standard is maintained as per related schedules.
  • Initiate innovative ideas to enhance efficiency within the area of work.
  • Inform the supervisor on parts to be ordered timely to avoid delays
  • Complete work orders and submit to the supervisor to close the job order.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12, with a Recognized Trade Diploma/ Certificate in Fitting.
  • A minimum of 3 years post apprenticeship experience as a Fitter in a maintenance environment.
  • Experience in fault finding and trouble shooting.
  • Experience in interpretation of technical and schematics drawings.
  • Basic gas cutting and SMAW welding experience.
  • Basic Hydraulic experience.
  • Basic Rigging experience.
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.

Closing Date: 09 May 2022

The company ONLY accept application via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:




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